Eppel, John

Title

Eppel, John
John Eppel
J Eppel

Description

Six items. An oral history interview with John Eppel (b. 1923, 433156 Royal Australian Air Force), his log book, documents and photographs. He flew a tour of operations as a navigator with 550 Squadron.

The collection has been licenced to the IBCC Digital Archive by John Eppel and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-04-19

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

Eppel, JW

Collection Items

Aerial Photograph of Calais
Vertical aerial photograph of Calais during a bombing operation, September 1944. It is captioned 'Our 7th Operation, Calais 27 September 1944. Enemy troops in a fortified railway cutting. This was an 'aiming point' photo & a C in C's enlargement of…

John Eppel and six airmen
A line of seven airmen including John Eppel, second from left. They are arranged outside a nissen hut. A caption underneath identifies all the men.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies…

Sergeant John Eppel
John Eppel standing in his sergeant's uniform.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

John Eppel's flying log book
Flying log book for John W Eppel, navigator, covering the period from 12 May 1944 to 12 June 1945, detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Worksop, RAF Blyton, RAF Hemswell, RAF North…

Cartoon sent to John Eppel by his father
A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

Interview with John Eppel
John Eppel grew up in Australia and joined the Royal Australian Air Force. After training, he completed 30 operations as a navigator with 550 Squadron. He describes initial training in Australia and the journey by sea via the United States, then…
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